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Alex Smith

St Stephen's School

Email: alex.smith@st-stephens.newham.sch.uk

Phone:020 8472 7575

Key areas of expertise:

My main expertise is in Mathematics.  I have coordinated it, and am currently line managing the maths coordinator.  As well as having a sound knowledge of Maths within the new national curriculum I have a good understanding of the problem solving/Singapore approach to teaching Maths.  Additional areas that I have a sound knowledge of include Science, mentoring NQTs, extending the More Able and using data to plan and carry out interventions.

Key strengths:

I have good interpersonal skills which enable me to easily create and develop positive working relationships.   Furthermore, I have a flexible and collaborative attitude which means that people feel that they can approach me for advice.

In addition have received coaching in how to deal with difficult circumstances and have a good understanding of transactional analysis.